About MCSP


The Maternal & Child Survival Program is a multi-partner, flagship program in support of USAID’s priority goal of preventing child and maternal deaths. Our work is evidence-based and results oriented. We focus on increasing coverage and utilization of high-quality reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health interventions at the household, community and health facility levels.

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When I decided to become a [community health worker], I just wanted to serve people. I had this dream since I was very young, and I am living it right now.”

Jayanti L., Indian community health worker

I was overwhelmed with excitement. I don’t really know how to explain the joy after hearing the baby crying and breathing.”

Immaculée N., Rwandan nurse

I do not get to worry about anything. I do not get to ask myself am I going to be pregnant? I will raise my children with peace.”

Mamy, Malagasy mother

I am an inspirer of hope, encouraging people with HIV to live and fight.”

Pierre T., Haitian HIV peer educator